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A Family of snake

Almost all snakes reproduce sexually, with the participation of female and male. Only certain species are capable of parthenogenesis, i.e. the reproduction is not transmitted sexually, and from unfertilized eggs without the participation of a male. There among the snakes, as a rare exception, and true hermaphrodites, i.e. individuals who are simultaneously female and male. Such exceptional case was recorded on the small island of Queimada-Grande, South America. There were found the snake, dubbed the island bothrops, among which, in addition to ordinary females and males, meet bisexual individuals who make up the majority of the population. These individuals are females, while the ovaries are the male copulatory organs and Mature testes. Such individuals may in some cases play the role of females and to breed, and the males are fertilizing other females (ordinary or hermaphrodite). The existence in the population of the island bothrops such unusual females is so efficient, the need for normal males has dropped, and their share in recent years has declined.

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Types of snakes
Family: Acrohordidae Hornstedt = Warty snake Family: Aniliidae Boulenger = Terete snakes Family: Anomalepididae Taylor, 1939 = American worm snake Family: Boidae Gray, 1825 = Lomonova [davoisne] snake Family: Bolyeridae…

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Panama country
Regional assemblages of species of poisonous snakes in different geographical areas may vary depending on your location. In each location the major efforts must be made to be aware of…

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Royal Python
Problems with young.Part 1. Infant vardousia or hardened yolks, hard belly, mass in Ball python hatchlings. Newborn Regius, born in razvodnyh world level (captive breed, next, CB) or on a…

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